Schizodus King 1844 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Schizodidae

Alternative spelling: Axinus (Schizodus)

Full reference: W. King. 1844. On a new genus of Paleozoic shells. Annual Magazine of Natural History (Series 1) 14:313-317

Parent taxon: Schizodidae according to N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd 1975

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, King 1850, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Eoastartinae, Heteroschizodus, Schizodinae, Sinodorinae

Subtaxa: Schizodus acuminatus Schizodus affinis Schizodus alpinus Schizodus altus Schizodus amplus Schizodus australis Schizodus bifidus Schizodus canalis Schizodus cardissa Schizodus chesterensis Schizodus compressus Schizodus compressus Schizodus crespinae Schizodus cuneatus Schizodus curtus Schizodus cycloliratus Schizodus depressus Schizodus dianensis Schizodus dubiiformis Schizodus ellioti Schizodus elongatus Schizodus emarginatus Schizodus ferrieri Schizodus fitzroyensis Schizodus globosus Schizodus guizhouensis Schizodus hedongensis Schizodus japonicus Schizodus jiangbianensis Schizodus jiangheensis Schizodus jiangxiensis Schizodus jiaozishanensis Schizodus kennedyensis Schizodus lianyuanensis Schizodus lopingensis Schizodus meekanus Schizodus minutus Schizodus obscurus Schizodus occidentalis Schizodus ovatus Schizodus parvulus Schizodus pinguis Schizodus qinglongensis Schizodus rhynchophorus Schizodus rossicus Schizodus sandimanensis Schizodus schlotheimi Schizodus securus Schizodus sinensis Schizodus subcircularis Schizodus subobscurus Schizodus subovatus Schizodus subquadratus Schizodus supaiensis Schizodus texanus Schizodus tibeticus Schizodus trigonalis Schizodus truncatus Schizodus ulrichi Schizodus wheeleri Schizodus wyomingensis Schizodus xiangtanensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic to Jurassic of United States (1: Alaska collection)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (3)

• Leonard of United States (3: Montana, Utah, Wyoming)

• Permian of Argentina (1), Australia (22), Brazil (1), Canada (1: Nunavut), Chile (2), China (48), Germany (6), Greece (2), Greenland (5), India (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Latvia (4), Lithuania (9), Mexico (6), Nepal (2), New Zealand (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (22), Peru (1), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (39), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (50), United States (139: Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (2)

• Virgilian of United States (14: Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio)

• Desmoinesian of United States (13: Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma)

• Atokan of United States (1: Ohio)

• Pennsylvanian of Argentina (1), Australia (4)

• Westphalian of Australia (1), Spain (1)

• Namurian of Argentina (1), Australia (5)

• Chesterian of United States (14: Montana, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (6), Australia (3), Brazil (1), Mexico (2), Peru (2), the United Kingdom (5), United States (67: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska, California)

• Devonian of Australia (4), Canada (1: Quebec), China (4), Germany (1), United States (8: Alaska, Maryland, New York, Ohio)

• Silurian of United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 541 collections including 641 occurrences

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